GENERAL LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Lubrication instructions contained in this PMCS are MANDATORY.
1. Recommended intervals are based on normal conditions of operation, temperature, and humidity. When oper-
ating under extreme conditions, such as high or low temperatures or exposure to sand or dust, lubricants
should always be changed more frequently. Lubricants that have become contaminated will be changed
regardless of interval. When in doubt, notify your supervisor.
When servicing this machine, performing maintenance or disposing of materials such as
engine coolant, hydraulic fluid, lubricants, battery acids or batteries, and CARC paint,
consult your unit/local hazardous waste disposal center or safety office for local regulatory
guidance. If further information is needed, please contact The Army Environmental Hotline
at 1-800-327-3845. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to
2. Ensure all fluids drained as a result of maintenance are collected in a suitable container and disposed of in
accordance with local policy and ordinances. Clean up any spills immediately.
3. Keep all lubricants in a closed container and store in a clean, dry place away from extreme heat. Keep con-
tainer covers clean and do not allow dust, dirt, or other foreign material to mix with lubricants. Keep all
lubrication equipment clean and ready for use.
4. Maintain a good record of all maintenance performed and report any problem noted during maintenance
procedures. Refer to DA PAM 750-8 for maintenance forms and procedures to record and report any findings.
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and
low toxic material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves
and goggles. Use in well-ventilated areas. Keep away from open flames and other
sources of ignition. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
5. Keep all external parts of equipment not requiring lubrication free of lubricants. Before lubrication, wipe lubrica-
tion fittings with a clean rag and solvent cleaning compound. After maintenance procedures, wipe off excess oil
or grease to prevent accumulation of foreign matter.
6. Refer to FM 9-207, Operation and Maintenance of Ordnance Materiel in Cold Weather for lubrication instruc-
tions in cold weather.